Ryan Roberts 2B/3B BOS 6 Months

Ryan Roberts has elected free agency.

The 33-year-old utility player had a very disappointing 2013 season, slashing .247/.295/.377 with five homers and 17 RBI in just 162 at-bats. With his versatility, he shouldn't have a problem finding a team willing to let him compete for a reserve role, though his usefulness in mixed leagues is minimal.

Ryan Roberts 2B/3B BOS 8 Months

Rays sent INF Ryan Roberts outright to Triple-A Durham.

Roberts was designated for assignment by the Rays last week after batting just .247 with a .295 OPS in 174 plate appearances. He passed through waivers unclaimed and will now serve as organizational depth for Tampa Bay.

Ryan Roberts 2B/3B BOS 8 Months

Rays designated INF Ryan Roberts for assignment.

Roberts has hit just .247/.295/.377 in 174 plate appearances this season for Tampa Bay, but the 32-year-old does have some power and could draw interest on waivers.

Ryan Roberts 2B/3B BOS 9 Months

Rays recalled INF Ryan Roberts from Triple-A Durham.

He'll replace the injured Matt Moore (elbow) on the active roster. Roberts is hitting .248 with with home runs and a .688 OPS in 51 games with the Rays this season.

Ryan Roberts 2B/3B BOS 9 Months

Rays optioned INF Ryan Roberts to Triple-A Durham.

Roberts was only up for a couple days while James Loney was on paternity leave. He'll likely be back up with the big club at some point later this summer.

Ryan Roberts 2B/3B BOS 9 Months

Rays recalled INF Ryan Roberts from Triple-A Durham.

He'll be with the club while James Loney is on paternity leave. Roberts has batted .250/.303/.402 with five homers in the majors this season.

Ryan Roberts 2B/3B BOS 10 Months

Rays optioned INF Ryan Roberts to Triple-A Durham.

The move clears a spot for David Price's return from the disabled list. Roberts went 3-for-5 with a pair of homers on Monday, so the Rays sending him down is a sign that Evan Longoria (foot) is close to returning to the lineup.

Ryan Roberts 2B/3B BOS 10 Months

Ryan Roberts went 3-for-5 and hit his fourth and fifth homers Monday in the rout of the Astros.

Roberts was making his first start since being called up Saturday as a result of Evan Longoria's injury. The Rays will play him against lefties for however long they can afford to use a roster spot on him, but he doesn't figure to see action against righties. The second homer tonight, off reliever Hector Ambriz, was the first of his five homers this year to come off a righty.

Ryan Roberts 2B/3B BOS 10 Months

Rays recalled INF Ryan Roberts from Triple-A Durham.

With Evan Longoria sidelined, Roberts will provide infield depth. The Rays have optioned Alex Colome to Triple-A Durham to clear a spot on the 25-man roster.

Ryan Roberts 2B/3B BOS 10 Months

Rays optioned INF Ryan Roberts to Triple-A Durham.

Roberts was given the boot off the Rays' 25-man roster to clear room for Wil Myers, who will join the starting lineup on Tuesday night in Boston. Roberts has hit .238/.294/.349 in 47 games this season with Tampa Bay.